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Q-Racing JournalJune 19, 2014
Glen and Jill Jamison’s Dreaming To Fly, a 15-1 upset trial winner, tries to prove that fastest-qualifying victory was not a fluke when he starts in the $45,000 Bitterroot Derby at Les Bois Park on Saturday.
Dreaming To Fly (Legendary Dreamer-New Porter by Strawfly Special) scored his first win since last summer at Les Bois Park when he won his Bitterroot Derby trial by 1 1/4 lengths in :19.663. The winner of three of six outs at Les Bois Park, Dreaming To Fly won consecutive starts last summer at the Idaho track, including his Idaho Cup Futurity (R) trial. He then ran fourth in the futurity finals.
Dunn/Chapple/RTM Stables’ BF Candy Cartel (Carters Cartel-BF Lollypop by Dash Ta Fame) raced to his second-straight win in his trial. After taking an $11,300 final at Pocatello Downs by a length, the Mark Hanson-trained gelding scored in his Bitterroot Derby trial by a half length with the second-fastest time of :19.697.
Clayton and Kaye Brown’s A Corona Habit (Corona Czech-Playful Habits by Merridoc) could be dangerous with his three wins from seven starts, including the $15,000 The Plan Handicap at Los Alamitos for horses who raced in the Northwest. The Mark Skeen-trained gelding was rested for six month after The Plan Handicap and surfaced in the Bitterroot Derby trials on June 7. He had a troubled start and managed a second-place effort to BF Candy Cartel with the third-fastest time of :19.772.
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